Go Play: Go ski Purgatory at Durango! | PostIndependent.com

Go Play: Go ski Purgatory at Durango!

Compiled by Caitlin Row
Don't miss a ski trip to Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort this season. It offers a variety of terrain — tree skiing, moguls and groomers.
Durango Mountain Resort |


Season: November 29, 2013 - March 30, 2014

Elevation: Base — 8,793 ft.; Summit —10,822 ft.

Hours from GJ by car: Approx. 3 hours

Price Info: For up-to-date ticket info, visit http://www.skipurg.com

Free Press Insider’s Tip: Don’t miss drinks and dinner at Carver Brewing Company; Steamworks Brewing Company in Durango is a good pick, too! Staying overnight? Check out rooms at the Historic Strater Hotel.

Spread across more than 1,300 acres of terrain, Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort offers terrain great for two planks or one — tree skiing, moguls and lots of groomed trails.

Want to mix it up? Challenge yourself with a day of snowcat skiing with San Juan Untracked or runs at Silverton Mountain. Or swing by the Durango Dog Ranch; it provides dog sledding from Durango Mountain Resort’s base, giving guests another fun way to enjoy winter.

Plus, San Juan Untracked — Colorado’s largest cat skiing and snowboarding operation — boasts 35,000 skiable acres from the base.

SOURCE: Durango Mountain Resort

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